View Single Post
Old November 12 2010, 04:31 AM   #43
BillJ's Avatar
Location: alt.nerd.obsessive.pic
View BillJ's Twitter Profile
Re: Would it really matter if the next Trek series were on linear TV?

Harvey wrote: View Post
Well, fans ate up the BABYLON 5 "Lost Tales" DVD in mid-2007. That was only 75 minutes, and it had a suggested retail price of 24.95.

Of course, for various reasons, that series didn't continue, so who knows how long it could have sustained itself.
If they sold that well... there would have been more.

The economics of Babylon 5 are completely different than Star Trek, that 75 minute 'movie' probably cost less to make than a single 42 minute episode of Enterprise.
"If we're going to be damned, let's be damned for what we really are." - Jean-Luc Picard, "Encounter at Farpoint"
BillJ is offline   Reply With Quote